I may have been blessed with two daughters, but even I know that people, especially kids, love trains. Old trains, new trains, they are all cool to see and ride in person, but what if I told you one of the coolest trains of all time is making a stop in Illinois this summer?

Illinois Railway Museum via Facebook
Illinois Railway Museum via Facebook

Take Your Family for a 'Day Out With Thomas'

If you have young kids in your life, you HAVE to treat them to a 'Day Out With Thomas'  at the Illinois Railway Museum this July!

Besides getting to rub elbow with one of their favorite television characters, your kids will be able to meet Sir Topham Hatt, take 20-minute rides with Thomas the Tank Engine and Percy, watch magic shows, hear 'Thomas & Friends' stories, enjoy plenty of 'Thomas & Friends' activities, and SO much more.

How to Get Tickets for 'Day Out With Thomas'

I have yet to take my kids to this annual event at the Illinois Railway Museum, but I can tell you for sure tickets sell out FAST every single year Thomas comes to town.

The dates for a 'Day Out With Thomas' at the Illinois Railway Museum are:

  • Saturday, July 9th, 2022
  • Sunday, July 10th, 2022
  • Saturday, July 16th, 2022
  • Sunday, July 17th, 2022

Several time slots are available each day of the event, but I better warn you that several of those time slots are already sold out! Tickets are $23 for every person 1 year or older and can be purchased in advance now by clicking here. 

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